Category Archives: Christian Living

Blogs and articles about living a Christ-led life!

How We Got the Bible in 6 Steps

What if you could approach the Bible at your own pace, starting and stopping as you would in a world-class museum: reading individual exhibits, observing colorful displays, and gaining an overall understanding as you proceed? Bible Gateway interviewed Christopher Hudson (@ReadEngageApply) about his book, Self-Guided Tour of the Bible: Maps, Charts, Timelines, Simple Overviews (Rose Continue Reading

3 Shocking Facts on Resurrection You Should Know

The more you read the Bible, the more references you’ll see to resurrection—that is, the dead coming back to life. This isn’t merely a spiritual experience or a metaphorical expression; it’s a physical reality. Resurrection in the Bible always involves the bringing back to life of real, flesh-and-blood bodies. As you read, you’ll see three Continue Reading

The 5 Most Important Challenges of Discipleship

Christianity without discipleship is always Christianity without Christ.–Dietrich Bonhoeffer The Greek word disciple means “student” or “learner.” In New Testament times, a disciple entered into a master-apprentice relationship with his teacher. A disciple’s hope was to acquire his mentor’s wisdom and skills, and to imitate his life. The leader’s expectation was that, once trained, his Continue Reading

World Mental Health Day: Our Top 10 Articles

In observance of World Mental Health Day, we wanted to bring you the 10 articles that our readers have found most helpful in their mental and spiritual health! Our journey with God isn’t always and easy one, but the Lord has planted promises in His Word that keep us grounded and hopeful in our salvation Continue Reading

3 Reasons Jesus Needed to Be Baptized

3 reasons jesus was baptized

  Baptism is often described as an outward sign of an inward change. It is a public testimony that you believe in Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior. Your baptism powerfully proclaims what God has done, and is doing, in your life. In addition, as a follower of Jesus, you are publicly saying that Continue Reading

Science Proves Tithing is GOOD for You

Science Proves Giving is Good for You

We all know that God loves a cheerful giver, but did you know that apart from heavenly rewards, there are health rewards to being generous? We wanted to bring to you this guest post by John Cortines and Gregory Baumer, authors of our new God and Money book to shed some light on the added Continue Reading

6 Hopeful Promises to Remember in Depression

When life doesn’t seem worth living, when there doesn’t seem any truth or joy or even answers in the world, the spiritual connection of faith provides a source of truth, joy, and answers outside of you. This spiritual reservoir can spring up and replenish parched souls. When you are in the midst of depression, you Continue Reading

7 Verses Christians Should Think About Before They Vote

During the past couple weeks, we saw the RNC and the DNC go by and a lot of decisions and opinions have been cast. Whether or not you like our current commander-in-chief, something he said at the DNC was convicting to our entire country: “Don’t boo. Vote.” Recent voter turnout has been 60% during presidential Continue Reading

9 Warning Signs of Spiritual Abuse in Church

Spiritual abuse is no new idea. There are some very subtle ways that abuse can hide in the Church, and we want to help you spot them! Go through the list and think about what you may notice around you, at your church, workplace, or community. This doesn’t mean that you’re in a cult or Continue Reading

Help! My Church is a Pokemon Go Gym or Pokestop

Last week a popular new app was released and it’s probably affecting your church. Countless churches and communities have been trying to figure out how to respond to visitors/players of the new Pokemon Go app. What do I do if my church is Pokemon Go Gym or a Pokestop? A new app isn’t normally something Continue Reading